Renewable Houses SA

External References

Free Bamboo Publications at Guadua Bamboo

2003, Hidalgo-Lopez, O. “Bamboo, The Gift of the Gods”.

2007, Janssen, J. “Building with Bamboo – A Handbook”

2000, Janssen, J. “Designing and Building with Bamboo” PDF (2.4mb)

2020, INBAR – Bamboo Preservation By Sap Displacement – Transfer of Technology Model PDF (157Kb)

2019, INBAR – Manual for Sustainable Management of Clumping Bamboo Forest-TR-41 PDF (2.4mb)

2015, INBAR – The Environmental Impact of Bamboo Products-TR-35 PDF (2.8mb)

1995, INBAR – Manual for Vegetative Propagation of Bamboos, Ratan Lal Banik PDF (2.2mb)

2022, INBAR – Global Priority Species of Economically Important Bamboo, TR-44 PDF (7.4mb)

2017, Yoshimura, K. “Exploring the potential of bamboo as a didactic alternative construction material” Thesis PDF (7.7mb)

2018, Bielema, C. “Bamboo For Construction – Technical Note 92” PDF (1.4mb)

2012, Ninehuys, S. “Thin Bamboo Culms for Trusses, Use of Two and Three Culms in Composite Beams” PDF (1.68mb)

2017, Mothapo, MG. “Economic Evaluation of Bamboo Cultivation and Potential Yield on Rehabilitated Mine Sites” PDF (3mb)

2018, Witte, D. “Contemporary Bamboo Housing in South America” PDF (27.8mb)

Bamboo Species

Bambussa Multiplex (Hedge / Straw bamboo)

Bambussa Balcooa Beema Roxb


RHSA Guides

We are currently working on a series of guides for propagation and usage of bamboo in the South African context.